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Politics & Government
7:04 pm
Wed November 14, 2012

Michigan leaders say now is the time to "Fix The Debt"

Ken Sikkema, senior policy fellow at Public Sector Consultants and former state senate majority leader, is the co-chair of the Fix The Debt committee. He's speaking at a news conference in Lansing, flanked by other members of the committee
Steve Carmody/Michigan Radio

A coalition of Michigan business and political leaders is calling on Congress to deal with the nation’s financial problems now and not put off making difficult decisions.

The group is called Fix the Debt.    It's urging federal elected officials to reach a deal to avoid triggering automatic tax increases and spending cuts known as the ‘Fiscal Cliff’.

The group also says now is the time to make difficult decisions to reduce the national debt.

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